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Letter to the editor: Schools need your vote

Schools need your vote The Douglas County School District currently has capital needs that could threaten the physical safety or interrupt the education of children in our community and no dedicated … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

Family business expands to Castle Rock

Brakes Plus is a family owned automotive service company that is celebrating the opening of its newest store, at 4455 Barranca Lane, right across the … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B will benefit schools

5A, 5B will benefit schools As a Douglas County legislator, my conservative record on educational activism is strong. My last year as state representative I was awarded the Legislator of the Year … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our children

Vote yes for our children I have one child attending school in Littleton Public Schools and another in Douglas County School District and I can testify to the fact that more funding provides more … more

Poll finds support for public lands protections in the west

Colorado residents continue to support efforts to keep public lands protected and accessible, according to the ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West … more

What you need to know about flu prevention

Colder weather brings people together, and if not careful, can cause you to walk away with a cold or the flu. “We see more cases in the winter months because in winter we’re indoors more and in closer contact,” NextCare national director … more

Editorial: It’s time to answer the call for our schools

Worn-out rugs installed 25 years ago contain asbestos, chipped floor tiles trip students, teaching positions are cut to pay for critical building repairs. Students wear coats to stay warm when the … more

NavPoint Real Estate Group to open Castle Rock office

A group of Denver area Commercial Real Estate Professionals have formed NavPoint Real Estate Group, a comprehensive Commercial Real Estate Services … more

Douglas County school board to keep current policy on medical marijuana in place

Since Benjamin Wann started taking medical marijuana nearly three years ago, he hasn't had a seizure. Wann, a junior at Mountain Vista, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 3 years old. In 2014, Sarah … more

Site-specific art is woven from flexible saplings

Stickwork, a site-specific art installation by nationally recognized artist Patrick Dougherty, is a large-scale sculpture constructed from natural materials Denver Botanic Gardens’ Chatfield Farms, … more

Authorities conduct 'high-risk' traffic stop near Castle Rock

Law enforcement officers from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, the Castle Rock Police Department and the Colorado State Patrol conducted what the sheriff's office called “a high-risk stop” on … more

Album is change from yesterday’s news

In the movies that were churned out during Hollywood’s classic era in the 1930s, journalists mainly handled stress with a bottle of bourbon in their desks and an unending string of half-lit … more

Registration has begun for community college classes; master’s programs coming

School soon will be in session at the first higher education facility in Castle Rock - the new Arapahoe Community College Campus at 4700 Castleton … more

Letter to the editor: Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor

Jason Gray is the right choice for mayor Jason Gray is the right choice as Castle Rock’s first popularly elected mayor. Jason has been a contributor to our town since he moved here 20 years ago, … more

Half of Coloradans live in areas of wildfire risk

The number of Coloradans whose homes are at risk from wildfires soared 45 percent in five years, reflecting the state's booming population and changing uses of agricultural land, state officials said … more

Awards honor outstanding Douglas County teens

Teens in Douglas County who have overcome personal adversity and created positive change in their lives are recognized each year by the Douglas County Youth Initiative through its outstanding youth … more

Another wild ride: 113th annual National Western Stock Show

The 113th annual National Western Stock Show came to a close Jan. 27. As they do each January, hundreds of thousands of people attended the event in Denver during its more-than-two-week run — which … more

27 Douglas County students named National Merit semifinalists

Twenty-seven Douglas County School District students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, more than doubling the district's 12 semifinalists from a year ago. Fewer than 1 percent … more
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